By Ren Sen Zeng, Azim U. Mallik, Shiming Luo
This is the 1st complete and updated reference at the technology, mechanism, technique, and alertness of allelopathy. the target of this functional reference is to document at the most recent advances through inviting top scientists to give a contribution in particular fields. the amount is geared up less than 3 significant subsections: heritage of allelopathy, Allelochemicals, allelopathic mechanisms, and bioassays, and alertness of allelopathy in agriculture and forestry.
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Allelopathy: Advances, Challenges and Opportunities Azim U. Mallik Department of Biology, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. ca Abstract. The phenomenon of plants influencing neighbouring plants through the release of chemicals in the environment has been known as early as c. 370 BC. Greeks and Romans have used this knowledge in agriculture since c. 64 AD. However, it was not until 1937 when Hans Molisch gave it a formal name, allelopathy. The definition of allelopathy ranges from simple to all-inclusive and complex, creating controversy as to its limits and bounds.
Nodulation and nitrogen fixation of white clover is seriously inhibited by the leaf decomposition product of C. nutans leaving the patch relatively nutrient poor compared to the adjacent area. The authors were able to discount other ecological effects such as competition for light, nutrients and herbivory from this interaction to demonstrate the over riding effect of allelopathy in displacing T. repens. Wardle et al. (1998) suggested that by inhibition of nitrogen fixation in the presence of leaf decomposing allelochemicals, C.
Allelopathy in Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry by Ren Sen Zeng, Azim U. Mallik, Shiming Luo